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Common Loaf Bake Shop

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Canadian
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180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Telford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All food freshly made and delicious. Not too much seating so be prepared to share at busy times but worth it.

Thank X442DXdavidw
Regina, Canada
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were too many things to pick from in this bakery. It was straight up unfair. I wanted EVERYTHING. I settled on the quiche. I was satisfied. They also had a great Americano coffee. I took some muffins to go as well. Seriously want to eat there every day and become 400 pounds.

Thank poulakibird
Edmonton, Canada
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really cool place where the locals go. Lots of nice bakery stuff including lunch items. Great Coffee and some nice pastries. Nice place to stop for a coffee.

Thank ElBeebo
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I got two muffins, a chocolate croissant and a blueberry pie. All of which were still tender, flaky and fresh the next day. I highly recommend this place!

Thank Janis D
Ontario, Canada
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for breakfast which was excellent. Great variety and ordered some baked goods to take home with us. Excellent place and very busy!

Thank iluvtravel1
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique little shop with limited seating but always interesting. Good variety of breads and baked goods, pizza, sandwiches etc. Lots of gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan choices as well. Quick, order at the counter service. Worth a visit!

Thank Harald L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought lunch to go from this great shop. Two lovely panninis that fuelled us well for the onward journey to Victoria. The veggie one deserves particular comment as it was really tasty and interesting. The London Fog was up to the same standard. We have become big fans of this drink!

Thank CycleVon
Syracuse, New York
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got in just in time for lunch. The food was excellent, both the sandwiches and the desserts were great!

Thank The_Traveling_Ben
North Saanich
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cash only is accepted at this old time Tofino character cafe/bakery. It has lots of soul and creativity inside. They serve full breakfasts with no wait staff and sell a lot of delicious fresh bread, cookies, muffins and specialties. You can see lots of locals meeting, greeting, surfing the net as well as this is pretty well the customary mandatory... More 

Thank cocopep11
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bakery items are delicious. Very busy place, but quick if you're just getting coffee/baked items.

Thank J H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: 12507253915
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?